Col Robert Haste served on both active duty and in the United States Army Reserve for over 30 years. His assignments include two combat tours, first during Operation Desert Storm and most recently in Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan where he served as the Operations Officer (J3) of Joint Sustainment Command – Afghanistan. He has served in a variety of leadership positions and has just recently retired after 30 years of service.
Col Haste is a graduate of the US Army War College, of both the U.S. Army and U.S. Marine corps command and staff colleges and the US Army Logistics Executive Development Course.
He holds a master’s degrees in Strategic Studies from the US Army War College, a master’s in Logistics Management from Florida Institute of Technology and a bachelor’s degree in Physics from the University of Tennessee. In his civilian career, Col Haste is a project manager for FedEx express.
He is married to the former Jennifer Tilghman of Kingsport, Tennessee and he and his family now reside in Germantown, Tennessee.